Image Theory 1

4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 5,0 OT

- Valter Nuno Garcez da Silva Ventura

Not applicable.

The students should acquire reflection and analysis skills concerning images and their use. They should also be able to criticise their own work based on case study analysis.

Accumulated codes and a reflection on the era of reproducible image
The Symbol, the Sign, the Icon.
The photographic image regarded from a modern point of view.
Image as imitation, mediation or vestige of reality.
Photography and Modernity.
Photography as a panoptic instrument.
Image in the post-historical threshold.
Narrative image: edition.
Realit and Fiction.
Image, Time and Memory.

Evaluation Methodology
One mid-term test and/or final exam.

- Barthes, R. (1980). A Câmara Clara. Lisboa: Edições 70
- Hobsbawm, E. (1998). Atrás dos Tempos. O Declínio e Queda das Vanguardas. Porto: Campo das Letras
- Sontag, S. (2003). Olhando o Sofrimento dos Outros. Lisboa: Gótica

Method of interaction

Software used in class